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I ordered it the day new egg uploaded it to its website. New egg finally shipped it out today and I'm using 2nd day air to hawaii, but I have to wait till thursday. Then Ill upload my new rig pictures as the mother board is the last bit im waiting for.
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Yeah reading this post is making me want this board... i cant wait. i get paid this friday... my only concern is if i can reuse my ram its not on the QVL.
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Originally Posted by xander123;14098080 
Yeah reading this post is making me want this board... i cant wait. i get paid this friday... my only concern is if i can reuse my ram its not on the QVL.

What ram do you have? My guess is that it will work just fine. Unless it is DDR2 or something.
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Originally Posted by LA_Kings_Fan;14097371 
THAT is why I bought, and will continue to buy from NEWEGG thumb.gifthumbsupsmiley.pngspecool.gif

Yeah, but like they said, they don't price match only with this one exception.

Newegg's thing is with their service, in which people will be more than happy to pay extra for. But if you have a Fry's around, they'll price match anywhere, store or internet.
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Originally Posted by Goshred025;14097978 
I ordered it the day new egg uploaded it to its website. New egg finally shipped it out today


Same here. Boy, that took them an awfully long time to ship. I guess it wasn't quite as in stock as they said it was.

I wonder if it'll get to Hawaii or Canada faster. Let's have a shipping race!
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post #346 of 7108
Having a tough time choosing still...

I love everything about the gene, but I'm worried that the small form factor is going to be an issue for me as I use air cooling.

I use a mid sized tower, but at this price range, the gene is a lot more attractive to me than the other choices (Asrock z68 Extreme 4, and the Asus P8Z68-V Pro).

I've never used a m-atx board before, but my #1 priority is overclocking. What do you guys think I should do? No one has really commented on the overclocking ability of the gene yet!
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Screw it!

Getting a Gene now... ITX isn't as logical as originally thought. Build should be pretty awesome.

Case: Fractal Design Arc/Define Mini
Mobo: ASUS Maximus IV GENE-Z
RAM:Corsair Vengeance Red
GPU: EVGA GTX570 DS HD SLi
PSU: Corsair AX850
Cooling: H70/H80 or Antec

With white fans and sleeving.
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hey guys currently i am using asus maximus iv and i am thinking to buy this one but wats the difference between ASUS Maximus IV GENE-Z and maximus iv extreme?
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Originally Posted by borkaman;14100002 
hey guys currently i am using asus maximus iv and i am thinking to buy this one but wats the difference between ASUS Maximus IV GENE-Z and maximus iv extreme?

The Gene is mATX the Extreme is EATX?...

So there's quite a significant difference. I don't want to sound unhelpful, but a very quick and simple google search would have answered that question.
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Originally Posted by borkaman;14100002 
hey guys currently i am using asus maximus iv and i am thinking to buy this one but wats the difference between ASUS Maximus IV GENE-Z and maximus iv extreme?

GENE is the LITTLE brother mATX form factor to the EXTREME's extended ATX form factor ... the EXTREME board has 2 extra PCIe x16 slots, but the GENE board has a HDMI out, but other than that, I think they are very similar ... except the GENE is like $200 less rolleyes.gif.
   
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